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Advanced Race Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Programme at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This course is open to students who have successfully completed the Foundation Race Technician Pre-Apprenticeship course at Level 2 and is a great next step to realising your ambition to work within the motorsport industry.

Course content

You will study for the EAL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma Vehicle Technology (Motorsport), which includes advanced race car preparation, steering and suspension systems, fault diagnosis and braking system units. As an integral component of your course, if you do not already have a grade C or above in GCSE maths and English, we will also schedule your timetable to enable you to retake these GCSE qualifications.

Entry requirements

Completion of the Foundation Race Technician Pre Apprenticeship course.

Assessment

Continual assessments of both practical and theory work.

Financial information

This course is made up of returning students who will pay £100 for additional clothing. Students aged 19 or over will also have to pay course fees. Please contact us for up to date information.

Future opportunities

Employer-led Race Technician Apprenticeship, Advanced Apprenticeship.

Further information

Entry is subject to a successful interview. You need to have considerable passion for motorsport and the desire for a career as a race mechanic. This course is based at Silverstone.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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